Current Exhibitions

Wesley R. Baker: American Images

August 13 - September 22, 2017

The Elmhurst Artists’ Guild is pleased to announce, “American Images”, an exhibition featuring the paintings of Wesley R. Baker, to be held in the Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery in the Elmhurst Art Museum. Opening reception: Friday, August 18, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00pm.  The exhibition will feature a diverse collection of abstract iconic American images, ranging from motorcycles and landscapes to Civil War and Native American themes, exploring current and historical political issues.  Read More ›

Hebru Brantley: Forced Field

September 9 – November 26, 2017

The Elmhurst Art Museum is excited to announce a solo show of new work by the Chicago artist Hebru Brantley. A native of the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood, Brantley is known for his public art commissions such as Chi Boy on S. Wabash and an eight-panel mural at the McCormick Place CTA Green Line station. His work is influenced by an array of pop culture icons, comic book heroes, Japanese anime, and street art pioneers Jean-Michel Basquiat, KAWS and Keith Haring. Read More ›

David Wallace Haskins: Skycube

Indefinite loan, courtesy of the artist

Elmhurst Art Museum presents the world premiere of Chicago-based artist David Wallace HaskinsSkycube outside the Museum beginning August 11, 2015. A three-ton construction of steel, glass and far infrared light film, Haskins’ 8 x 8 x 8 foot Skycube brings the full vertical dimension of the sky down to the pictorial plane. Seen at eye level through a square aperture cut into the white steel cube, the moving image of the sky is not a digital projection or display—it is the actual three-dimensional sky. Read More ›